- Tag results for monsoon
Rains on Wednesday and Thursday will seal the fate of Chennai. With 61 per cent deficit, the city is staring at a potential monsoon failure.
Heavy rains would occur at isolated places over South Tamil Nadu, including Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli, said IMD.
State highways department to provide additional vents to existing culverts in 18 locations, Tambaram-Velachery Road, Mudichur to expect less water stagnation.
The Regional Meteorological Centre also warned fishermen against venturing into the sea in certain areas following the likelihood of rough seas.
Launching the DRGs, the revenue minister said during disasters, these guards will be pressed into search and rescue operations without any delay.
According to weathermen, a low-pressure area is likely to develop over central parts of south Bay of Bengal around November 6.
Northeast monsoon rain that was first experienced in coastal districts commenced over remaining parts of Tamil Nadu on Friday.
Under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission Scheme, administrative sanction for an estimated Rs 603.67 crores was obtained, but no tangible action was taken.
The Chennai city recorded 3.6 cm of rain during the last 24 hrs ending at 08:30 hrsThursday morning, while suburban Meenambakkam recorded 3.4 cm of rain.
Coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry would first experience NE Monsoon in the next 24 hours, said MET.
Finally, after a prolonged delay and sultry weather, the northeast monsoon (NEM) is all set to set in over Tamil Nadu in two days.
While the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry would receive rains in the next 24 hours, they would gradually expand to the other parts, said Met on Tuesday.
The normal onset date for northeast monsoon is October 20, but this year it has been delayed.
Written by Gazal Dhaliwal, 'A Monsoon Date' is directed by Tanuja Chandra and chronicles the story of a young woman who is about to reveal a heartbreaking truth about her past to the man she's dating.
The met department has initially predicted that the onset will take place on October 8 and later, around October 26, but again it got delayed due to unfavourable weather conditions.